Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment

4th Edition

A Handbook for Therapists with PAGEBURST Access

Editor:

  • Nicola Petty
  • Key Features

    • Provides a logical approach to patient examination to enhance clinical reasoning
    • Presents key concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of manual therapy
    • Emphasizes a patient-centred approach
    • Templated step-by-step sequence of illustrations and text creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice
    • New 2-colour drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques

    Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Foreword from the first edition
    Foreword from the third edition
    Foreword
    Preface

    1 Introduction
    Nicola J Petty

    2 Subjective examination
    Dionne Ryder

    3 Physical examination
    Dionne Ryder

    4 Assessment
    Laura Finucane

    5 Examination of the temporomandibular region
    Roger Kerry

    6 Examination of the upper cervical region
    Roger Kerry

    7 Examination of the cervicothoracic region
    Roger Kerry

    8 Examination of the thoracic region
    Linda Exelby

    9 Examination of the shoulder region
    Chris Mercer & Colette Ridehalgh

    10 Examination of the elbow region
    Dionne Ryder

    11 Examination of the wrist and hand
    Dionne Ryder

    12 Examination of the lumbar region
    Laura Finucane & Chris Mercer

    13 Examination of the pelvis
    Chris Mercer & Laura Finucane

    14 Examination of the hip region
    Kieran Barnard

    15 Examination of the knee region
    Kieran Barnard

    16 Examination of the foot and ankle
    Chris Murphy

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    466
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702029905
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702060106

    About the editor

    Nicola Petty

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Centre for Health Research, School of Health Sciences, College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK; Course Leader, MRes Clinical Research; Surrey and Sussex Regional Hub Leader, Council for Allied Health Professions Research, UK